Berkeley, California Fire.[Newsreel: Extra !! Berkeley Burns! Entire city threatened by flames]Great footage of 1923 Berkeley fire; buildings on fire; thousands on the street fleeing with their belongings, furniture stacked up on the street and in parks; 00:30:35:07 Incredible shot of boy center of frame, lifting up a mirror, walking toward, then past the camera, amidst mob of people scrambling to grab furniture, chairs, piles of clothes, rugs piled up outside; building burns in... Topics: Berkeley, fire
Includes: Russia--Answer to Japan; Stalin reviews fleet and air; Milk-Wooll Rocket -- Ice Genius "backfires"; Washington vs. Chicago football; CIO strike -- John L. Lewis; War-torn Madrid; Coronation of George VI; Simpsons; Flood in Ohio; Explosion in Texas; Amelia Earhart's last flight; Hindenburg explodes. 08:14:50 Hundreds of airplanes in sky 08:15:07 Stalin footage Football Look back at news of 1937 08:23:34 CIO strike - thousands holding signs, etc. 08:23:45 Crowd attacks factory... favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Shots to be logged. Victor by a Whisker. Described by Clem McCarthy. Wrestling match. Winter Grips Nation. Snow scenes from different parts of country. Polar bears at Detroit zoo. Great shot of train in blizzard running into cloud of smoke. City in middle of snowstorm. Men shoveling snow. Roosevelt Call to Youth. Personal message to Boy Scouts of America on their 25th anniversary. Out of lip sync. Looping the Loop on Skis. Swimming and Diving Champions! ( 1 reviews )
05:11:27:00 We Work Again Amazing glimpse of African-American life during the Great Depression. This film acknowledges the fact that African-Americans were disproportionately unemployed. There are scenes of forward-looking programs of housing renovation and public works in Harlem, as well as pre-school and adult education. However, there are also some painful scenes in which African-American women - "girls" - are being trained as cooks and maids, or being taught child care with white...
Crisis: Hitler Alarms Nervous Europe map showing German incursions into Central and Eastern Europe VS 10 Downing Street Neville Chamberlain, Anthony Eden (resigns) Hitler reviews troops Havoc: Flood Wind and Dust Whip West Floods in California: Watsonville flooded streets, cars driving through water dead whale on coast near Golden Gate's "graveyard of ships"; wrecked ship in background gale damage in Sacramento, trees fall, houses and cars wrecked dust storm of 1938 in Colorado dust...
Includes: Floods and winds in the West; 20,000 homeless in California food; dust storms; Austria alarmed!; super plane; sled boat; 1938 regatta; U.S. Navy; outboard race; reserve tank; piggyback plane; bobsled run. 08:44:34 Flooded town 08:45:15 Tree fallen on house 08:45:20 CU Car crushed by tree * 08:45:31 Shipwreck - ship upended in cove 08:47:08 Chancellor Schuschnigg resigns in favor of Hitler 08:56:22 Bobsleds 08:56:24 Sled goes downhill 08:56:41 Sled crashes - riders go flying 08:57:08... favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Union workers in San Francisco stage a general strike, shutting down the city to support striking longshoremen. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: San Francisco: Labor, Labor: Strikes, Labor: 1930s
Rough Print: First birthday of the Dionne quinuplets; Also includes mounted troops; Staten Island Zoological Society spider; clothes dryer; FOG: Fog over NY for four days; favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
President Auriol of France visits the United States. Inside the Chalk River atomic plant. General Douglas McArthur returns to the United States, visiting San Francisco, among other cities. More stories. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
0:34:25 - UN CONDEMNS RED CHINA VS delegates at United Nations political committee session vote on resolution / General Matthew Ridgway studies war map in war zone / American infantry soldiers advance through snow covered landscape, battle front, Korea (UN forces counterattack, slowing down Chinese and North Korean troops penetrating south of Seoul, Korean War - January, 1951) 0:36:27 - GEN. EISENHOWER SURVEYS ATLANTIC PACT DEFENSES President Harry S Truman, Secretary of State, Dean Acheson,... favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Theatrical short subject, newsreel-style, promoting the benefits of the National Housing Act for homebuilders, remodelers and would-be homeowners. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 7 reviews ) Topic: New Deal: Housing
Union workers in San Francisco stage a general strike, shutting down the city to support striking longshoremen. favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: San Francisco: Labor, Labor: Strikes, Labor: 1930s
0:56:00 - THE WORLD IN THE CAMERA Volunteer political workers walk through entrance marked Eisenhower headquarters / Senator Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr. enters Dwight Eisenhower as candidate in New Hampshire Republican primary election...stands in front of large blow-up photograph on wall of Eisenhower image (SYNCH-SOUND) / Dwight Eisenhower as Supreme Allied Commander in Europe (NATO) speaks (SYNCH-SOUND) / pretty volunteer worker mails political leaflets...sign reads; WE LIKE IKE...also, I LIKE... favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
President Auriol of France visits the United States. Inside the Chalk River atomic plant. General Douglas McArthur returns to the United States, visiting San Francisco, among other cities. More stories.
Short pieces produced from Pathé News footage. America's Changing Scene: The End of the "El": On the end of the Third Avenue El (elevated rapid transit railroad) in Manhattan, New York. Many great shots, including Chinatown, the stations, and running POV from operators' position past houses close to the track structure. America's Heritage: The Statue of Liberty VS Statue of Liberty, including historical stills of conception and construction, tourists visiting, statue from various... favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
1:21:00 - KEEPING UP WITH THE CANDIDATES - USA EISENHOWER AND NIXON President Dwight Eisenhower strolls garden at Gettysburg, Penna. home, with wife, Mamie Eisenhower...also shown with grandson and granddaughter, David and Barbara Eisenhower / President Eisenhower & VP Richard Nixon, also their wives, Mamie Eisenhower & Pat Nixon, attend political meeting with Republican party supporters in outdoor tent / Eisenhower looks at an IKE umbrella; re-election campaign souvenir / President...
1:19;00 1;19:55 - President Harry Truman seated in airplane, looks through binoculars to observe flood damage, towns along Missouri River / aerial, rooftops of homes in area almost submerged by flood / people throw sandbags to reinforce dikes and levees to fight flood waters (Council Bluffs, Iowa) / helicopter flies over town almost underwater 1:21:00 - SLO MO submarine emerges (almost leaps!) out of water (USS Pickeral) / CAM tracks annual tidal wave (small) up Seine River, France (a sure sign... favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
0:37:00 - VS Typhoon hits Kyushu, Japan; wrecked houses / flood damage / fires rage at night / school children in classroom, widespread destruction from typhoon, in BG, outside school window 0:38:34 - VS Hurricane hits Louisiana on gulf coast; flood waters, rescue workers, wrecked homes / two mailboxes, just above flood water 0:40:20 - VS workers build Mayflower replica in shipyard, England / ship sent down slipway of yard 0:41:12 - Army medics jump from transport plane in parachute drill...
Newsreel stories reformatted for educational presentation, including the assassination attempt on President Harry S. Truman. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Newsreels, Presidents
0:25:00 - PROBLEMS OF THE FREE WORLD Aerial of Trieste, Italy / Marshal Tito of Yugoslavia looks through binoculars as soldiers invade / flag goes up pole and people applaud / anti-American riot at US consulate in Yugoslavia (Balkan 'powder-keg' in Europe, October, 1953) 0:26:32 - Korean students in Seoul, South Korea, protest against presence of Indian soldiers at POW repatriation camps 0:26:55 - French soldiers fight communist Viet Minh in rice fields of Indo-China (Vietnam) 0:27:19 - KEEPING...
Describes the work of members of the Works Projects Administration in helping refugees of a winter flood of the Ohio River. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Natural disasters, New Deal, New Deal: WPA
Newsreel stories reformatted for classroom use. Includes: United Nations Condemns Russia; Carrier Landings by Mirror; Arctic Ice Cap Adventure; Hummingbird Sanctuary; Low-Level Crop Dusters; Centuries of Telling Time; Old and New in Guided Missiles, showing a jet engine exploding when metal is dropped into it; and New York State's Erie Canal. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topic: Newsreels
Newsreel stories reformatted for classroom use. Segments include: United Nations Condemns Red China (on the Korean War); General Eisenhower Surveys Atlantic Pact Defenses; Air News; The 82nd U.S. Congress Opens; humorous scientific demonstration on properties of liquid air; skiers on Mt. Hood, Oregon; waterskiiers at Cypress Gardens, Florida; Abraham Lincoln's Gettysburg Address, delivered by an actor impersonating Lincoln (a similar but shorter sequence appears in the film FREEDOM HIGHWAY,... favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Newsreels, Korean War